Problems Of The Hip Joint

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Pain; Stiffness; Arthritis

Like the shoulder, the hip is a 'ball and socket' variety of joint between the upper end of the thigh bone (femur) and the acetabular cavity of the pelvic bone.

It affords a wide range of movement in various directions. This excessive mobility makes the joint vulnerable to sprains.

Hip joint is also, frequently, a victim of various forms of arthritis, rendering it painfui and stiff.

Reflex Zone Therapy :

(A) General treatment of the whole body : Start with general treatment as described on page 33.

(B) Specific treatment of the hip : As shown in the adjoining diagram, the hip is represented on the front and the outer surfaces of the corresponding ankle, around a prominent bone called the lateral maleolus.

'Walk' your thumb (or a finger) over the trigger area for the affected hip, in small steps, taking care not to omit even a smallest spot. During such probing, every time you encounter a sore spot, stop moving the finger further and with its tip give deep, alternating pressure for about a minute. Repeat this treatment twice a day.

(C) For very severe pain : Tie small rubber-bands on all the toes of thecorrespondingfoot for 10-12 minutes. During this period, if a toe starts aching or turns blue remove the concerned band for a while (till the normal colour returns) and then reapply it. If necessary, repeat again after an hour or two.

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